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Recruitment Associate Job Vacancies at Recruitment Associate

Recruitment Associate Job Vacancies at Recruitment Associate

Recruitment Associate Job Vacancies at Recruitment Associate

About the job


Title: Recruitment Associate, Field Operations

Location: Remote – Kenya, Nigeria or Francophone Africa

Engagement: Full time

About Pula:

At Pula, we are radically restructuring agricultural insurance, using technology to insure the previously unbanked, uninsured, untapped market of 1.5 billion smallholders worldwide.

We work in over 17+ countries across Africa and Asia, and by 2020, we have facilitated crop insurance cover to cover 4.7 million farmers across Kenya, India, Rwanda, Uganda, Nigeria, Mali, Senegal, Zambia, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Tanzania, and Malawi. Since raising our Series, our operations have expanded globally including now Asia and Latin America.

Pula is fast paced, constantly adapting to new opportunities and challenges. We are a high-performance, multi-cultural team. We expect our team to value performance, results and professionalism.

At Pula, we are:

  • Obsessed with results: We are responsible for our future and therefore we get things done!
  • Connect the Dots: We continuously identify different customer needs & business problems and build solutions that deliver value.
  • Have a Can-do Attitude! We dare to do things differently to make things work.
  • We have each other’s back: We look out for each other & we share high quality, timely feedback that makes us better.

About the Role:

Your role as a Recruitment Associate – operations will be one of those great positions where you get to learn a function that is critical for every team in our People Operations and Field Operations departments. . The recruiting associate operations keeps the talent acquisition boat afloat here at Pula by ensuring things run smoothly with their sourcing expertise, resourcefulness and organizational skills.

This role is an ideal path for someone who wants to learn and grow a career in the recruiting world and become an expert in recruiting in the agriculture sector. You will manage our most critical resource in talent acquisition, our candidate pipeline. If you are keen on developing excellent candidate experiences, this will be a great fit for you.

What you will be doing:

  • You’ll work closely with the Global Recruitment Manager to build sustainable recruiting strategies specific to our Field Operations function.
  • You’ll coordinate all of our recruiting activities with candidates and correspond with them in a warm, helpful, and friendly tone, whether it be via email, voice, or video.
  • You’ll schedule and conduct our Pula culture screens, schedule functional fit interviews, coordinate assessments and run our reference check process.
  • You’ll work to ensure our applicant tracking system is the single source of truth and that all the data is correct.
  • You’ll proactively iterate to ensure the candidate experience is high-touch, empathetic, and organized, with no candidate being dropped.
  • You’ll run points for recruitment in support service departments.

What you need to have to be successful:

  • Background in recruiting in the agriculture space
  • 3 years’ experience in a recruitment role in a high pressure and innovative organization
  • You are customer experience-focused and are able to work with a strong sense of urgency while balancing priorities.
  • You have a warm, engaging personality and enjoy connecting with people.
  • You have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • You are organized and able to create order out of chaos.
  • You enjoy collaborating with others and want to work cross-departmentally to build and refine a recruiting process.
  • You want to learn and grow and love giving and receiving constructive feedback.
  • You don’t think outside the box, for you there is no box!

To learn more about Pula:

  • TED Talk: Crop Insurance, an Idea Worth Seeding
  • New York Times: He Grew up on a Farm. Now, He Helps Protect Them
  • The Economist: The Poor, Who Most Need Insurance, Are Least Likely to Have It


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